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FBI Seizes Docs From Federal Watchdog

Obstruction issues may be behind raid on Office of Special Counsel

(Newser) - FBI agents raided the Office of Special Counsel today, serving subpoenas and seizing documents from agency chief Scott Bloch. Bloch, whose office protects federal whistleblowers, is being investigated for obstructing justice, the Wall Street Journal reports, with Bloch's use of an outside service to erase office computers being viewed as... More »

Geeks Bring Trouble for Rove Sleuth

Fed investigator now probed himself for wiping computers

(Newser) - Using Geeks on Call to scrub his computer could come back to haunt the man investigating Karl Rove for improper partisan activities, the Wall Street Journal reports. Scott Bloch—head of a federal office charged with protecting whistleblowers and keeping employees from using government for partisan activities—ordered an extreme... More »

Federal Probe Targets Rove, WH Operations

Obscure office led by Bush appointee launches investigation

(Newser) - The U.S. attorney firings, disappearing e-mails, and other White House political operations have found their way onto the radar of a small office that normally investigates federal employees' misbehavior. Karl Rove is in the sights of the Office of Special Counsel, whose head has vowed not to "leave... More »

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